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Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction

Susanne Schaaf

Susanne Schaaf, lic. phil.

  • Scientific Researcher
+41 44 448 11 62
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Main research interests

  • Alcohol in old age: early detection and early intervention in care for the elderly
  • Catamnestic follow-up survey after inpatient addiction therapy
  • Quality management: client satisfaction and staff satisfaction in addiction aid
  • Monitoring withdrawal treatment (cantonal)

Further area of work

  • Development and organisation of the further education programme at the ISGF for addiction professionals


Curriculum vitae

Susanne Schaaf, lic.phil. studied psychology, education and criminology at the University of Zurich and, after completing her studies in 1992, worked on the National Fund project "Career aspirations and career obstacles of doctors". From 1992 to 1995, she worked as a research assistant in the research group of the Social Psychiatric Service of the Canton of Zurich in the research network on inpatient addiction therapy. From 1995 to the end of 2017, she was project manager for the area of inpatient addiction therapy at the ISGF (expansion of the research network, establishment of the client survey in inpatient addiction support). From 2004 to 2019 in the position of research manager, since autumn 2019 in the position of project manager (40%).


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